31st May 2004

Compass Tours
The Yorvik Express

Loco Used 47854

Route:
1Z25 : Edinburgh Waverley to York
1Z26 : York to Carluke

Loco Route
47854 Edinburgh Waverley - Haymarket - Slateford - Midcalder Jn - Shotts - Holytown - Mossend South Jn - Motherwell - Wishaw Central Jn - Law Jn - Carluke - Carstairs - Lockerbie - Carlisle - Brampton - Hexham - Norwood Jn - Low Fell Jn - (via ECML) - York 
47854 York - (via ECML) - Edinburgh Waverley - Haymarket - Slateford - Midcalder Jn - Shotts - Holytown - Mossend South Jn - Motherwell - Garriongill Jn - Law Jn - Carluke

Notes :
(1) Route confirmation required. The loco headboard was titled "The Yorvic Express" (was advertised as Yorvik with a "k").

Sources : various

Timings (Booked & Actual)

Location Booked Actual Booked Actual
Edinburgh Waverley 06.50d 06.56 21.21a ~ 21.26d 21.10 ~ 21.21
Haymarket 06/53 07/00 21/30 21/25
Slateford Jn 06/55 07/03 21/32 21/27
Slateford 06.56a ~ 06.58d ? 21.33a ~ 21.35d ?
Wester Hailes 07.03a ~ 07.05d ? 21.40a ~ 21.42d ?
Midcalder Jn 07/13 07/18 21/50 21/42
Livingston South 07.17a ~ 07.19d ? 21.54a ~ 21.56d ?
West Calder 07.23a ~ 07.25d 07.28 ~ 07.30 22.00a ~ 22.02d 21.52 ~ 21.52
Benhar Jn 07/35 ? 22/12 ?
Shotts 07.40a ~ 07.42d 07.40 ~ 07.42 22.17a ~ 22.19d 22.05 ~ 22.07
Holytown Jn 07/53 07/49 22/30 22/16
Holytown 07.54a ~ 07.56d 07/53 22.31a ~ 22.33d ?
Mossend East Jn 07/58 07/57 22/35 22/20
Mossend South Jn 08/04 07/58 22/36 22/22
Motherwell 08.07a ~ 08.09d 08.07 ~ 08.09 22.39a ~ 22.41d 22.26 ~ 22.29
Shieldmuir 08/13 ? 22/45 ?
Wishaw Central Jn 08/15 ? - ?
Law Jn 08/23 08/24 22/50 22/41
Carluke 08.26a ~ 08.28d ? 22.55a 22.48

 

Location Booked Actual
Lanark Jn 08/33 08/36
Carstairs 08/35 08/38
Carstairs South Jn 08/35 08/38
Abington 08/48 08/48
Beattock Summit 08/56 08/54
Beattock UPL 09*06a ~ 09*22d ?
Lockerbie 09/34 09/09
Quintinshill 09/47 09/20
Gretna Jn 09/51 ?
Carlisle 10.00a ~ 10.02d 09.35 ~ 09.53
London Road Jn 10/04 ?
Petteril Bridge Jn 10/05 09/55
Brampton 10/20 ?
Haltwhistle 10/38 10/21
Haydon Bridge 10/52 ?
Hexham 11/02 10/38
Blaydon 11/19 ?
Gateshead Metrocentre 11/21 11/03
Norwood Jn 11/25 ?
Low Fell Jn 11/41 ?
Birtley 11/54 11/21
Durham 12.01a ~ 12.03d 11.57 ~ 11.59
Tursdale Jn 12/10 ?
Ferryhill South Jn 12/26 12/08
Darlington 12/38 12/17
Northallerton 12/54 12/27
Longlands Jn 12/55 ?
Thirsk 13/03 12/34
Tollerton 13/15 12/46
Skelton Jn 13/26 12/54
York 13.30a ~ 17.10d 12.57 ~ ??.??
Skelton Jn 17/13 17/13
Tollerton 17/20 17/19
Thirsk 17/31 17/28
Northallerton 17/39 17/34
Darlington 17/51 17/47
Ferryhill South Jn 18/00 17/58
Tursdale Jn 18/02 ?
Durham 18.08a ~ 18.10d 18.07 ~ 18.10
Birtley 18/18 18/17
King Edward Bridge South Jn 18/21 18/22
Newcastle 18/24 18/25
Heaton South Jn 18/28 18/28
Morpeth 18/41 18/39
Alnmouth 18/55 18/53
Belford 19/08 19/05
Crag Mill DPL 19*11a ~ 19*19d ?
Berwick-upon-Tweed 19/33 19/29
Marshall Meadows 19/36 19/33
Reston GSP 19/42 ?
Grantshouse 19*51a ~ 20*01d 19.45 ~ 20.03
Dunbar 20/12 20/14
Drem UPL 20*29a ~ 20*56d ?
Drem 20/58 20/53
Monktonhall Jn 21/09 21/02
Portobello Jn 21/13 21/04

Timings continue in first table (in same order as outward).

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